Posted by adam20 on 19th August 2009
Rangers outfielder David Murphy didn’t give it a second thought. He wore No. 7 in Little League, high school and again with the Rangers. But no more. He will gladly give it up for Ivan Rodriguez.
“I’m not big on superstitions,” Murphy said. “I’m definitely not going to keep it. He wore it here and for most of his career. I respect that.” Rodriguez wore No. 7 when he was a 10-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove winner while with the Rangers from 1991-2002. He was wearing it again in a Texas uniform after he was acquired from the Astros on Tuesday.
Click here to read the full article – By T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com